Thursday, October 23, 2014

IGACOS Sportsfest bared

Island Garden City of Samal, October 20, 2014 - After a month of continuous inter-color team competition of indoor and outdoor games, the Blue lions team emerged champion in the recently concluded IGaCoS Employees “Paugnat sa Kusog 2014” (sportsfest) garnering 810 total points beating the gray tamaraws, yellow tigers, and red dragons teams at kaputian Beach Park, Kaputian District on October 10.

The gray tamaraw team landed first runner-up scoring 660 points while yellow tiger placed second runner-up with a point score of 650 and red dragon team third for scoring  635 points.

The Blue lion team composed with offices of the City Engineer, City Health and City Environment and Natural Resources and City Accountant while the Gray tamaraw team included City General Services, City Assessor, City Treasurer, City Human Resources and  City Budget office; the Yellow Tiger Team  included the office of the City Mayor, City Planning and Development, City Legal and City Social Welfare and Development and the Red dragon consisted the offices of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, City Tourism, City Agriculture and City Civil Registrar and City Veterinarian.

The Sports fest is an annual activity of the city initiated by City Mayor Aniano P. Antalan aimed to provide recreational activity for the employees giving them a chance to show and to recognize their skills in the field of sports and also allowing them to go out from their respective offices and mingle with co- employees by participating in any indoor or outdoor games competition.  The activity could help develop camaraderie, sportsmanship and employees physical exercises suited to the theme “Trabaho Garantisado Sa Baskog Nga Empleyado ”.

 “Kada tuig naa tay sportfest, it is mandated by law. Ang kabaskog sa panglawas ug kaabtik sa panghuna-huna sa matag empleyado sigurado ang maayong serbisyo sa katawhan.”. (Every year we conducted sport fest as mandated by law. The employee who is physically fit and has mental alertness can absolutely provide good services to people.) City Mayor Antalan said.

Antalan emphasized the importance of perseverance and participation of employees in any sports activities. In his closing address, he announced that Larong Pinoy will be played in next sportsfest to  fit employees with health and age difficulties .

The champion Blue team received a cash prized of P 10,000 while the gray Tamaraw team received P7,000.00; Yellow tiger team received P5,000.00 and red dragon team received P3,000.00 cash respectively.

Ms. Ginaphine C. Canete and Engr. Mathew F. Arig were chosen as the Most Valuable Player, for women and  men and received a certificate Appreciation and cash prize award.

The employees representing their team color enthusiastically and actively participated in every game competitions, hoping to win and add points to the team and aim for the prize in a fair play and friendly competition, on the other hand, non-players keep on monitoring the team score while others just have fun watching, cheering and giving moral support to the playing team. Information Office-IGACOS

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